People passionate about nature

Volunteer with the Bridging the Gap program

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Wanted: Fundraising and Grant-writing Volunteer


The Bridging the Gap program provides an opportunity to experience nature first hand by delivering outdoor experiences and curriculum based educational programs to over 500 low-income neighbourhood students yearly.  


The Fundraising and Grant-writing Volunteer tasks may include:

  • Familiarize yourself with background materials, activities, and funding needs of Bridging the Gap by reviewing materials provided by the program coordinator or steering committee
  • Identify and research potential sources of funding for Bridging the Gap, including public and private grants, foundations, or other sources of funding
  • Communicate relevant funding opportunities (including process, deadlines, details) to Bridging the Gap coordinator and steering committee
  • Help complete funding applications
  • Work can be done year-round
  • Minimum requested annual time commitment 30 hours.


What's valuable about this?

  • Help contribute to the sustainability of unique nature-based educational programs for children
  • Use your skills and knowledge in fundraising, non-profit program leadership and/or community development
  • Meet different people 

If you are interested, please send an email with your interest to and we will follow up with a conversation.